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a little bit better and oakland is not a member city and they randomly take 20 cities that are plead broadly representative of the housing market and san francisco is the second line on here and posted as one of the naysest paces of recovery and so we get some help from residential construction and we also get help from securelier spending this is what i'm showing here and this is the debt service ratio and it's an interesting concept if says if you add up my mortgage payment and car payment and any other kind of consumer debt that i carey and how much of that is a% of personal disposable income and where we are at relative total whereas 30 years that service ratio is about as low as it's been during anytime at that period and is there any reason that the fed tries to lower interest raid and rate and drive the cost of housing and if you look at the graph on the left hand side the blue portion is the household real estate value and not surprisingly it's down and hasn't really come back much in the last couple of ears and the rusty color on top is the financial assets and we have retra
as two men rob her at gunpoint and she is not the only victim in this oakland neighborhood. i'm ama dates in for carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. it is disgusting to watch, and it must have been so terrifying to experience. oakland police are looking for more victims, and we found one. alan wang is live in oakland tonight with her story. alan? >> a terrifying attack against the woman, but she is one of several people who was terrorized by those on the video. she is asking the victims to come forward. the woman in the video has no idea she is being targeted by two young men who don't realize they are being caught on camera. the robber stole the purse in east oakland, but they were exposed by surveillance cameras and police arrested them. police don't think she was the only victim. >> investigators released the video in hopes that there might be other victims out there who have not come forward yet. >> we went to the same block and found a woman who said her purse was stolen and was pistol whipped the same day and same hour as the woman in the video. >> i said don't kill me. don't hurt m
and so, i'm alms -- between san francisco and oakland, that you believe [inaudible] employee and is i had you raise your hands already and you are going to expand the idea that meet leading edge companies say they want to be with the talented and with oakland being the liberator and home of the -- technology in general and thriving arts and cutting edge innovation in general in areas we really have the talent here in the bay area and i think that is critical and also, i think we are looking at investors internationally and frankly at an -- promising a lot of our time to chinese investors and really an international economy but we are looking at not just across the country but to invest and -- in the bay area and it's not goal of -- 50% there and to ed we are a region and many of these companys are going to be make this horizontal and vertical -- chinese investors in the entire bay area and so they have to have it's a different game. and you know, texans have to live there. the reality is that this is one of the most beautiful places with the best whrr and -- [inaudible] company that is
to charges he plotted to blow up a bank in oakland. matthew llaneza was arraigned in federal court. prosecutors say last month he took what he believed was a real bomb to a bank of america on hagenburger road. they say the bomb was fake and given to llaneza as part of an undercover investigation. >>> the driver charged in the death of a san francisco high school student also pleaded not guilty today. 28-year-old ke era n brewer faces charges of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence. chang was killed saturday night as she crossed san francisco's sloat boulevard. prosecutors say chang was celebrating her 17th birthday that day. brewer's bail is set at $20,000. he is due to return to court march 27th. >>> happening right now, collin kaepernick is wrapping up an autograph signing. 49ers faithful have been lined up for hours to get a glimpse of kaepernick. but here's what's happening now the crowd is so large that they're trying to shut the doors to the safe way and end this autograph signing session. it was supposed to go to 6:30 but we've been watching this crowd an
oakland police and the federal government targeted the case gang. they announced they all but dismantelled the gang with 16 arrests as part of operation cease fire. the center piece of oakland's latest crime fighting plan. >> we will use every legal means possible to identify those that are involved in violent crime and to bring them to justice. >> cease fire is one part community, one part enforcement. this is the community part. dozens of volunteers meeting every friday night to walk some of oakland's streets in the dead of night. the stomping grounds for at least 15 gangs along international boulevard. >> we're here to build a relationship in the community. that's all we are trying to do. >> in october, jordan and community members met with the gang, offering to help them find jobs, promise justice if the violence continued. >> today we kept our promise. >> the community is keeping its promise, too, and they believe it is making a difference. however slowly. >> this is not going to happen overnight. if you try to judge the results of these efforts by what happened this morning or
to year and last year we hosted the event in oakland which, is why here here in san francisco this year and is to mayor lee thank you for being the host city this year andmary khan thank you for traveling across the bay that very short way to be here in san francisco. so how many of you are feeling optimistic about 2013? can you raise your hand? right? (applause). ism. it just has a feel? it just has that feel it's started starting out at a good space and with opt mission and that's good goods and this is a good year on top of the giant's 49 win and 49ers making to the bowel and this is all going to put more sales in the regional economy and again there is so much business activity. and we are blessed with just being in this part of the country and the world. i'm very interested in what we are going to hear from our speakers this morning to sort off guide us through this year. now before we get to our program please join me in thanking the organizations and people who made this possible. and you can clap now for awful them but -- this event is jointly presented by san francisco bu
oakland, but they were exposed by surveillance cameras and police arrested them. police don't think she was the only victim. >> investigators released the video in hopes that there might be other victims out there who have not come forward yet. >> we went to the same block and found a woman who said her purse was stolen and was pistol whipped the same day and same hour as the woman in the video. >> i said don't kill me. don't hurt me. >> we showed her the video of the suspect. >> looked like him. look like it is him. i'm sure it is him. >> the woman reported the incident when it happened, but she didn't realize her neighbor had been mugged too. >> i feel dangerous nowment. >> what do you think your neighborhood needs to do now? >> i am not sure. >> would it help if you communicated and talked and got together? >> i think so. >> community involvement is paramount. >> chinatown is a perfect example of a community mobilizing against crime. >> it is not only your friends. the next victim could be you or me. it is time to do something. >> police helped them set up a neighborhood crime preven
are springing forward with spring-like temperatures. how many times can we say spring? oakland 67, concord 66, san jose 65. redwood city sunshine for your saturday 63 degrees. a degree or two milder on sunday. monday, tuesday, wednesday, low to mid-70s where we'll stay, 70s each day next week with mainly sunny skies. >>> we have mobile weather out tonight. kpix 5's roberta gonzales is live on the new bay bridge. >> reporter: check it out. mobile weather, we are on the brand-new western span of the bay bridge. check this out brand-new concrete here. to give you a little proximity, back there is the toll plaza. people driving from the east bay would drive up this span here towards the skyway on to the suspension bridge and into treasure island then of course to san francisco. come over here and take a look at the current conditions. it is so cold up here! as paul was saying, it's been a windy blustery day right now 51 degrees. you factor in the wind speed that's very deceiving. there it goes up to 16 miles per hour, a bit of a bite into the air. baromet
crime in oakland. police say the city is a little safer tonight after more than a dozen violent crime suspects are rounded up in a series of predawn raids. >> this gang had no regard for public safety. one of the more violent games we have seen in quite awhile. >> pam: the fbi and u=s marshals helping to serve warrants in cities around the bay area. local church leaders calling on oakland residents to help reduce violence in one of the country's most crime=ridden cities. >> every time you pick up a gun, you are choosing death >> pam: i'm pam moore. new details tonight about the massive crime sweep led by oakland police today. here is what we know. 24 high- risk search warrants. and 18 arrest warrants. were served across the bay area. the charges ranging from attempted murder -- to assaultiing a police officer. right now -- 16 people are behind bars. and police have taken numerous weapons are off the street. at least one is a stolen assault rifle. police say, the main target today ---- trying to avert a gang war between two violent groups. the so- called 'money' and 'case' gangs new to
for the eastern shore. 46 degrees currently in san jose. 66 degrees today in los gatos 68 in oakland. a little chillier along the coast and the peninsula. we will season '70s and the north bay. 70 in santa rosa and napa. we will continue to feel the warming trend and look at the extended forecast but for now erica back over the years. >> there was a three-point-four magnitude earthquake off the coast near bolinas this morning. geological survey, the quake hit around 2:15 a-m. the epicenter was 23 miles south west of bolinas. no reports yet of injuries or damage. >> bar patrons in downtown walnut creek have started seeing changes at their local watering holes. police are trying to avoid more incidents like this one. especially over the past three weeks, when the police chief announced the elimination of the downtown patrol program because of staffing issues. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with bar managers who say they're doing their best to keep weekend nights >> as part of their conditional use permit agreement, downtown walnut creek bar managers say they stagger closing times on busy nigh
door as two men rob her at gunpoint and she is not the only victim in this oakland neighborhood. i'm ama dates in for carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. it is disgusting to watch, and it must have been so terrifying to experience. oakland police are looking for more victims, and we found one. alan wang is live in oakland tonight with her story. alan? >> a terrifying attack against the woman, but she is one of several people who was terrorized by those on the video. she is asking the victims to come forward. the woman in the video has no idea she is being targeted by two young men who don't realize they are being caught on camera. the robber stole the purse in east oakland, but they were exposed by surveillance cameras and police arrested them. police don't think she was the only victim. >> investigators released the video in hopes that there might be other victims out there who have not come forward yet. >> we went to the same block and found a woman who said her purse was stolen and was pistol whipped the same day and same hour as the woman in the video. >> i said don't kill me.
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say. >> give me the worst school in oakland, black, mexican, poke dot, give us the worse school anywhere in america, and we'll take it, and we'll out perform the other schools in five years. jowrn: ben created the model at the indian haven charter school in the heart of the a rough neighborhood. >> now, these are hard workers here. john: they have the highest test scores in california. you can do that on the same amount the state gives every school? >> well, yeah, less. we get less than every other school. >> the kids in american indian public charter schools are scoring so far above the average for the state for public school children, there's not a word for it. john: here at american indian, they pay some kids to tutor other kids. >> we hire students and pay them. they are excited to make money. reporter: chavez is politically incorrect. >> what do you want to study? >> science. >> science! a mexican in science? yeah, good for you, honey, a rare bird. john: criticized for strict rules. >> you were in trouble, weren't you, boy? >> they want us to succeed. >> he had to do pushup
they carry hope, they use fire they -- oakland is a hub of creativity we are who we are we are political, we are artsy, we are musicians for the entrepreneur oakland is the fantastic place to be your base you can relax absorb the culture and create. and you can look for us to be a technology hub going forward and we have never been followers. and have always been leaders. it's a very unique place and a great place to live. i relax by driving through and gatherings and reliving great memorize of being a kid in oakland and then i may end up just parking around little grand lake theatre and drive down and take a look at the paramount and so if there is a play that is happening and so the first thing that i tell people is go to jack land square and you will be surprised that we have a square and so shore line and it is the it could be the giving of great say food and go see things that inspire me about oakland is again it's ability to change. for every think that you would every say negative about oakland, i can say ten positives we are our own city. oakland to know it, i
television in the pedestrian bed of his truck. >> katie: thank you. >>> an oakland woman who was mugged after answering her front door is fighting back. the video showing her ordeal may be difficult to watch but oakland police are hoping it will inspire more victims to come forward. alan wang shows us what happened. >> reporter: the woman in this video has no idea she is being targeted by two young men who don't realize they are being caught on camera. the robbers stole her purse on east 17th street in oakland. they were exposed by surveillance cameras and police arrested them. >> investigators released this video in hopes there might be other victims out there who have not come forward yet. >> reporter: we went back to the same block and found a woman who says her purse was stolen and she was pistol whipped on the same day within the same hour as the woman in the video. >> i'm so scared they'll kill me. >> we showed her video of suspects. >> that is him, i'm sure it is him. >> reporter: the woman reported the incident when it happened but she didn't realize that her neighbor had been mugged.
and cops teamed up for a big raid in oakland. kpix 5's kristin airs says it doesn't stop there. >> a scream, a struggle, a his or her fieing armed robbery captured on surveillance video near oakland. the men in the video belong toth notorious case gang. >> probably the most violent young group of people i've seen in my 25 years. >> that's why oakland police and the federal government have targeted the case gang. in a press conference today they announced they've all but dismantled the gang with at least 16 arrests as far as operation cease fire. >> we will use every legal means possible to identify those that are involved in violent crime and to bring them to justice. >> cease fire is one part community, one part enforcement. this is the community part. dozens of volunteers meeting every friday night to walk some of oakland's cities and streets in the dead of night, the stomping grounds for at least 15 gangs along international boulevard. >> we're here to try to build relationship in the community. that's all we're trying to do. >> in october oakland police chief howard jordan and community
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children. >> tonight. oakland police say the city is a little safer. after nearly 20 violent crime suspects are rounded up in a series of raids. 24 high- risk search and arrest warrants were served across the bay area today.all part of a crime fighting plan called "operation ceasefire". the charges ranging from attempted murder, to assaultiing a police officer. tonight, police say 18 people are now behind bars. a number of weapons were also taken off the street. police say the main target today is trying to avert a gang war between two violent groups. the so- called 'money team' and 'case' gangs. today oakland police showed us how this gang was terrorizing citizens. we want to take a close look at this surveillance video. it shows two gang members who were arrested today.robbing a woman at gun-point. check it out. (woman piercing screaming) >> now we'll slow down the video and break it down. the victim is carrying several bags.one looks to be an expensive purse. we'll freeze it here. you can also see her keys.a cell phone in the other hand. it looks like she's trying to use the keys to open
the city. oakland police with 14 other agencies, made their move before dawn targeting those think sea were planning violent acts within the community. officers served 20 in oakland there are key people we targ yitd for this operation. those people we went after, today. >> 12 suspects were arrested and multiple firearms recovered. police say they're searching for a half dozen more suspects believed to have committed or participated in numerous crimes. conspiracy to commit murder attempted murder. >> the deputy chief gave no details on that attack. the list of alleged crimes continues and names of the police say are responsible are family. this video provided by the police department. police say the two gangs are responsible foremost of the violent crime. police say one of three people arrested in the murder of ravi kumra is a member of money team. in all, more than 100 officers and agents were involved in the warrant sweep. he promises more arrest to follow. >> it's based on identifying a small number of individuals in this community involved in violent crime. >> there are other components.
>>> oakland police released this video of a brazen robbery as they announce several arrests in a crime sweep that was months in the making. good evening i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm frank somerville. that video is one reason why police were sweeping streets. we have the blunt statement from the chief of police about just how violent some of these gang members are. john sasaki has the story. >> reporter: police officers and state agents dropped the hammer on some of oakland's most violent offenders. all part of an effort to rid the streets of violent offenders. >> probably the most violent group of people i've seen in the last few years. >> reporter: they're violent not for money or turf. >> it was basically they hated the other gang. >> reporter: police released this surveillance video they say was committed by members of that new gang. >> we found out fairly quickly that these groups every day were planning on ways to commit violent acts within the community of oakland. >>> this - - >> reporter: this is all part of operation seize fire. oakland city officials hosted a h
me about oakland is again it's ability to change. for every think that you would every say negative about oakland, i can say ten positives we are our own city. oakland to know it, is to love it.. >> (applause) all right. so thank you mayor khan and now we have for san francisco coming up and to sso to welcome mayor lee welcome kristine row wish senator vice senior vice president of service area of case zero permanenta. >> thank you peculiary if you have questions write them on the cards and hold your hands up. kristine >>> good morning case zero permanent at a is pleased once again to be a sponsor of this annual event where our mayors come together to share their vision for the coming year. our partnership with both oakland and san francisco is of key importance to kaiser permanent at a. we provide care to over 400,000 people in those city and is our partnership with those cities helps us fulfill our mission, to improve community health. because we know that, with improvement community development and economic vitality we get better access to care and better care. we have enj
. >> oakland police say chinatown is a perfect example of a community that's mobilizing against crime. >> not only a friend burks it could be you or me. time to do something. >> the police helped them set up a neighborhood crime prevention council, surveillance cameras and crime was cut down substantially. the cameras were rolling for this victim but now police want neighbors to organize, communicate and cooperate with them. the reason being is that police say the criminals are better organized than the neighbors. police say the two men they arrested are part of a gang that's been victimizing oakland residents for some time. reporting at oakland police headquarters i'm allen wong, abc7 news. >> a dozen members. local gangs were taken off the streets during a predawn raid yesterday morning. the operation cease-fire raid expand the entire bay area. with the help. at least 14 other law enforcement agencies they served 24 high risk search warrants 20 in oakland, two antioch one in pacifica and one in brentwood. this is
it or not, we were a little built milder. it is six degrees cold this morning in oakland and it's colder in hayward, livermore and concord and with the sun not coming up another hour and a half or so the numbers will continue to droop. but we will go from our chilly morning to a much warmer average. high pressure sitting off the coast will begin to build on in in the upper levels of the atmosphere and that will bring drying and a warmer weekend. so if you thought yesterday was cool, you are right. we still are a few showers lingering san diego. palm springs -- las vegas picked up some. as the low moves into arizona it moves outs. as a result with the high pressure building in, we are up to 70 in sacramento today. still have 50s at the coast and back home we will look for plenty of 60s here. a dramatic warmup. 67 san jose. 71 in stanley crews. look at the 60s on the peninsula but still the 50s half moon bay, and 65 palo alto and about san francisco. about 64 today opening day for the little leagueers here and in the north bay some of the warmer numbers with the down-sloping winds, 07 sono
investigation. lots of new details. >> and frightening video of a robbery in oakland. >> and the new bay bridge getting closer to being done. the big milestone happening today. the construction of the new eastern span. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on two. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on two. it's saturday march 9th. >> good morning. let's get over to rosemary and a quick look at that saturday forecast. >> good morning to you. we have a warm up in store for your weekend at this hour. a chilly start but the sun has been up for about a half hour so we won't get colder in the extended forecast. we will stay mild and dry. ly have your numbers at this our and for the afternoon coming up. >> we are tracking developing news. the homicide investigation near haywood this morning. christian is live near princeton street and sunset boulevard with new information he just got with in the past hour. >> reporter: this is a developing investigation. let's give you a live look. you can see there is still a sheriff's patrol vehicle here. deputi
best intentions. ssz operation peace fire. making oakland safer with new way to combat gun violence. >> came up from san diego. it's a bumper. >> restaurant goers disappointed and turned away after fire here and no word on when it might reopen. >> local lawmaker comes up with clever idea for banning gun show at popular venue in the bay area. will it fly? >> 33 million dollar lotto winner who kept her hair appointment today enough about the book, i want to hear about your date. well, he showed up in a van. [ women ] oh-awww. [ voices in background ] [ female announcer ] swapportunity. the opportunity to swap a higher calorie snack for a delicious 90 calorie yoplait light. ♪ sorry... about your date, the details of your date. [ female announcer ] just one swap a day helps keep the calories away. yoplait. it is so good. >> [ screaming] oakland police release dramatic frightening video of woman being mugged near lake merit. victim just shrinks in fear as 2 men one of them armed take her purse and bag. now although the 2 robbers arrested, police hope other victims who see this video
lands disfavor in 1991 in the oakland fire. that particular tragedy was that people tried to leave. 11 people died including 6 going in their cars trying to get out. this particular assess road is unsafe and it should be denied. i appeal to our discretion. thank you >> thank you. >> good morning members of the commission i'm stephanie. i live in the corresponding mount apartment. i'd like to speak to the potential danger of the instability of the hillside on which this project is to go built. several years ago there was a land side on court reporting land street. that's now covered over by concrete that was placed through in order to shore up the hillside. the fifth avenue building was undermined by that landslide. it was very scary to all of us and the hillside on where this project is to be built is very steep. as one of the gentlemen before me mentioned that building was left off of the illustration of the project that was to be built and i also have to ask why that building was left off the project. i didn't intend to speak this afternoon so pardon me i'm not a speaker. this proj
. this is the community part. dozens of volunteers meeting every friday night to walk some of oakland's seediest streets in the dead of night, stomping grounds for at least 15 gangs along international boulevard. >> we're here to try to build a relationship in the community. >> reporter: in october, oakland police chief howard jordan and community members met with the gangs, offering to work with them to help them find jobs and leave the life- style, but promised justice if the violence continued. >> today, we kept our promise. >> reporter: the community is keeping its promise, too, and they believe it is making a difference, however slowly. >> this is not going to happen overnight. if you try to judge the results of these efforts by what happened this morning or even by us walking for six months, you're going to get a false read, because this is not the end. this is only the beginning. >> reporter: christin ayers, kpix 5. >> according to police, the woman in that surveillance video was not hurt. both men were recently arrested. >>> more bay area headlines now
to detonate a car bomb in an oakland bank pleaded not guilty this morning. the 24-year-old was arrested bit fbi after an investigation. federal agents say that he was trying to bomb this bank of america branch off haggenburger road. investigators say an under cover fbi agent told the suspect he has tied to the taliban helped design something that looked like an explosive, but it was harmless. >> a pleasant hill man is under arrest accused of trying to smuggle five ounces of open yim into the country using shampoo and lotion bottles. officer as rested the 63-year-old man in march 1. an x ray detected anom mallies. the open yim, they say was worth about $4,000 on the streets. >> today we don't know at this point when an animal sanctuary is going to reopen after a deadly lion attack. >> a 24-year-old volunteer intern diana hanson was killed on wednesday. a cage door is now the focus of this gaichlgt gaichlgts -- investigation. >> the 550 pound lion pounced and 24-year-old diana hanson was gone. authorities believe she died almost instantly from a broken neck. the coroner says she did not suffe
. >>> operation cease fire, a major initiative to combat gun violence violence in oakland and a tough message aimed at criminals. >> crack down on gun he shows. a laum comes up with a way to ban that venue from private gun sales. >> fire at chez panisse q no word on when it might reopen. >> the $33 million lotto winner that kept her hair appointment today and she's not the one in the chair. >> good evening, i'm dan ashley. a major crime sweep in the east bay. >> lokland police snatched a dozen violent criminals off the streets. cops swooped in before dawn, right sf. >> police say they do d.not work alone calling it a multi agency task force resulted in recovery of weapons and the arrest of suspects that they identify as violent. >> police conducted a series of sweeps, serving 24 high-risk search warrants. 20 in oakland two,, antioch, one, pacifica, one in, brentwood. >> there are key people we knew were involved in shootings we've targeted nor operation. and those are the people we went after today. >> multiple firearms were recovered. police say they're searching for a half dozen more suspec
a woman being robbed on her doorstep in oakland. tonight police are hoping the video helps them track down other victims. take a look. scary situation. this happened back on february 6 near the corner of east 17th and 20th avenue. investigators say they linked the robbery to the case gang, a notorious street gang accused of some of oakland's most violent crime. it just so happened officers arrested 18 suspected gang members and seized 11 firearms during a series of early morning raids today. it's unclear if any of those arrested were linked to this robbery. >>> he took to twitter to try to clear the air following his arrest. tonight mc hammer took to twitter again, this time to announce he is in the clear. he tweeted thank you to all my friends and supporters. all charges declined, dropped. have a great weekend. the local music legend was arrested last month in dublin on charges of resisting an officer. the alameda county sheriff's office says hammer was in a car that was not registered to him and the registration had expired. hammer claims the first words out of the officer's mouth were,
mostly in the 50s and santa rosa jumping in the 50s. and down to 51 in livermore. through oakland and down towards sfo, the gusts are close to 40 miles an hour. 35 winds in novato, we should see the wind speeds come in. a slight risk of one more chance of showers and we will show you where coming up in our future cast, and hour by hour forecast. tomorrow, will be continued clearing, dry, gusty in the hills and then the headline, sunday into next week, warming temperatures we should see plenty of 70s in the forecast. right now, the radar is relatively dry, if you look off to the east, it's still snowing good there in the sierra a. that is great news. you have seen two feet of fresh powder in the sierra. you will see more tonight until midnight. once it's past midnight, travel to the high country is g we will have chain controls up tonight, through the weekend, if you want to check out the snow, driving conditions should be nice. watch the area east of san jose and santa cruise mountains. it will shut down by the time you wake up tomorrow morning as we look for clearing skies and a
. >>> not guilty, that's the plea from the san jose man accused of trying to bomb an oakland bank as part of a plot. matthew faces federal charges for allegedly trying to bomb a bank of america branch in oakland last month. police say they arrested him just after he tried to detonate the bomb. a bomb he did not realize was fake. it was created under the supervision of an undercover fbi age agent. if convicted, he faces life in prison. >>> a new proposal was introduced today. mark leno draft add bill that would require both san francisco and san mateo counties to pass a resolution before a gun show could be held at the cal palace or another county venue. t this isn't the first attempt. then governor sthaeg schwarzenegger vetoed a similar b ban. >>> san jose mayor chuck reid says improving public safety is a top priority as his city's finances improve. he released his march budget message n. it he explained what he wants to do with the limited amount of new funding available in the upcoming budget cycle. among his recommendation, he wants to increase the number of police officers and firefighters on
later time. live in oakland, i'm da lin, kpix 5. >> there will also be an operation cease-fire walk through oakland tonight about 7:00. community leaders including mayor quan will walk the neighborhoods and reach out to young people about alternatives to violence. >>> san jose police are trying to explain how they missed the body of an elderly man stabbed, then stashed in his apartment. detectives had checked the place after the man was listed as missing. but as mark sayre tells us, the big break came yesterday when the victim's granddaughter wound up back at the apartment alongside the suspected killer. >> reporter: family members have been looking for him for more than a month. police even made a visit to the apartment. despite all that effort, the man's decomposing body was right there the entire time. 69-year-old stanley jacobson was last seen by his family on february 4th and now, more than a month later, police have arrested regina butler and charged her with murder. his granddaughter says the family has always suspected butler, wh
raise money for his family. reporting live in richmond, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland police today released some frightening surveillance video of a robbery as it was happening. police say this armed robbery happened recently, you can hear the victim pleading for her life. officers have arrested two suspects in the case now. police say their numbers of this gang are growing. oakland police say officers took at least 16 members of a known gang into custody. and chief howard jordan called it the most violent group he's seen in 25 years of policing. he also said members are locked in a deadly feud with another gang. >> the motive was really wasn't your traditional motive. it wasn't for money, it wasn't for turf war it was basically they hated the other gang. >> officers say they served 30 warrants this morning making 28 arrests. >>> new numbers released today paint a much rosier pickture -- picture of the job market. maureen naylor is live with what's behind the boost and the impact already felt here in the bay area, maureen. >> reporter: julie for the story behind those
experience we have in oakland. many great programs start off very well, then people leave. budgets get cut. there's no sustainability. and they go off into the horizon. so, you four enlightened commanders, you understand this. but the challenges ahead, sequestration, perhaps, your budgets, change of command, retirement -- how do you four feel about being able to sustain this program and the concept that has been started here in the last three years at san francisco fleet week? >> i'll take that, jeff. one of the things that we have done is made sure that we derive value and benefit from the programs that we participate in. if we were showing up to be a training aid for somebody else, that would certainly die out. but we have mapped out objectives for ourselves which really benefit us across the spectrum of our operations. so, if you understand that going into this business and you know that you can get something out of it, there is a greater willingness, i think, to participate. so, we're in the process of building that and trying to codify that into our long-term training plan. >> if you
news. >>> oakland police today released some frightening surveillance video of a robbery as it was happening. police say this armed robbery happened recently, you can hear the victim pleading for her life. officers have arrested two suspects in the case now. police say their numbers of this gang are growing. oakland police say officers took at least 16 members of a known gang into custody. and chief howard jordan called it the most violent group he's seen in 25 years of policing. he also said members are locked in a deadly feud with another gang. >> the motive was really wasn't your traditional motive. it wasn't for money, it wasn't for turf war it was basically they hated the other gang. >> officers say they served 30 warrants this morning making 28 arrests. >>> new numbers released today paint a much rosier pickture -- picture of the job market. maureen naylor is live with what's behind the boost and the impact already felt here in the bay area, maureen. >> reporter: julie for the story behind those new unemployment numbers look no further than right here willow bend an
happened was people were fleeing san francisco to live in oakland, berkeley in resident parks because they didn't want to be so dense and there was no plays for it to be built and san francisco developed like st. france, lakeside village and later forest hill and we speak about forest hills it provided a place for lack of a better term people in what would be upper-middle class could live in an area that wasn't so dense. now we're building almost no single-family homes in san francisco. and what is happening is people with families what are looking particularly for a new home are forced out of san francisco. if they buy an older home there's in bad shape. or they're forced into homes where the neighborhoods are used for other things other than housing and it's not a pleasant place. i'd like love to see this move forward as proposed by the neighbors with fewer sites. i think we heard from an expert in housing prices and i think her comments were adequate for this to immunes and not to pencil out to cover the costs you've got to have a number of homes. you're not going to sell those hom
in san francisco, but certainly in oakland. in the east bay. there are some facilities left in the city. being an acute politician, he soon realized what that meant. it was the answer to a political problem. if you put a piece of art in a neighborhood, community members will bicker about it endlessly. if it is only there to be there three months, that is something else coming in deed. i could see a light bulb above his head when we said that. -- something else, indeed. one could just create art paths out of durable materials upon which you could amount to such works of art. then the entire city, given the supply of createive talent, the whole city could be a revolving work of art. that would be wonderful. that is what black rock city is. why not transpose that to san francisco? i think the city is now looking at doing art paths for that purpose. it would not be hard, given the abundance of -- after so many years in the desert, there is a huge backlog of brilliant art. magnificent piece is done by armies of artists working together. so that is an obvious things that could be instituted.
grove park. the stabbing not considered gang related. >> in oakland today a federal judge declared a man competent to face charges he tried to blow up a bank last month. the 28-year-old pleaded not guilty of using a weapon of mass destruction against a federally protected. turned out to be an fbi sting. explosives were fake. his former attorney cited mental condition in questioning whether he should have been charged with going along with a plot he could not have carried out on his own. his new attorney says he has mental illness but is well enough to stand trial. >> repair work continues in a san francisco neighborhood where a water main broke. the immediate crisis is over but now, residents have months of worrying and waiting head of them. abc 7 news joins us live tonight. heather? >> meft of the work centered on testing underground to locate utilities in advance of the two big next steps. those are geo technical testing to see how the soil is doing underneath the streets and homes, and replacing at least 400 feet of water mains ilts no secret a creek ran through here before homes were
in progress shows what the officers are up against as a combat crime in oakland [screaming] >> the police say this armed robbery happened a couple weeks ago near the lake. on the video you can hear the victim pleading for her life. two suspects have been arrested. they are members of a new gang that has committed some of the city's most violent crimes. that video was released today as the officials announced other arrests in an agency sweep around the east bay this morning. officers took at least 16 members of a known gang into custody. the chief called it the most violent group he has seen in 25 years of policing. he said members are locked if a deadly feud with another gang. >> the motive was really not your traditional motive. not for money or turf war, it was basically they hated the other gang. >> officers say they seized 55 firearms including four assault weapon. today's sweep was part of the ongoing operation cease-fire. aimed at turning crime and turning young people away from gangs. >> 2, 1. [cheers and applause] >> in san francisco, city leaders celebrated the opening of a new polic
block of mission street and i want to give a huge thank you for the oakland police department and we put it out that we had lost this very dangerous weapon. and through, tireless police work, back and forth from some of our plain clothes officers and there as we were able to locate residents in oakland, and serve search warrants and recover not only rar 15 and the other property that was taken from trunk but a second ar that was taken. but we had a very sound event happened on force and slope and on saturday night. a 17-year-old girl on her birthday crossing the street was hit by a drink driver and killed. one block from her home. that drunk driver was taken into custody. and he will be rigorously prosecuted. the child attended loyal high school. >> and then on sunday at about 3:00 in the afternoon, a woman entered a home on the 2000 block of lion street, she was under the influence of bath salts, which is a newish drug that is hitting the streets right now. and can be smoked snoerted or in jected and it causes increased blood pressure, paranoya and reduced need for feed or sleep, i don
has the details. you are looking at video taken from a multi agency raid conducted in oakland going after what some officials are calling some of the cities most violent criminals. at a news conference friday. details were unveiled about how successful the raid was. >> 34 arrests. this operation was weeks in the planning. officials say they acted quickly based on alarming intelligence about the criminals. they were planning to act violently. as you can see in this video. state local and federal officials were involved in crack down. it is unclear right now, how many were arrested, but local prosecutors say they will do their best. >> we are going throught the files to charge. >> reporter: terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> a san jose jury finds a former engineer -- accused in the 2008 shooting deaths of three colleagues -- guilty on three counts of first degree murder. now the jury is transitioning into the second phase of the trial where they will decide if jing wu was insane when he committed the murders. wu reportedly begged for his job back before murdering three of his supervisors
enough in 1991 the largest fatal wild fire incident occurred just down the road here in oakland with a santa anna wind event. some of you may be familiar with that. within california we utilize an approach of local jurisdictions, state jurisdiction and federal jurisdiction, depending on the area and whoever has authority. with respect to cal fire, we are the third largest fire department in the nation and the largest in california with over 7,000 uniformed employees. we also have the largest aerial fire fighting nreed in the world. so typically when a large disaster type fire occurs, we are usually rendering aid, not asking for aid. so when we get into a situation when we get to that level, what we call mega fires is the new term we're using, we're reach a certain draw down level or certain criteria, we reach out to our military coordinators, hence our agreement with the third nraet and the one map locally in san francisco under ir cal fire prides itself on a statistic that we contain 97 percent of all wild fires in california with 10 acres or less and we do this with an aggr
gridlock is stuart cohen. he's co-founder of the oakland based add vo advocacy group, transform. earlier today, cohen shared his ideas for how we can stop building roads around cities and start building cities around people. stuart cohen, welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> how did we get to this point? how did the bay area become the nation's leading region for mega-commuters? what have we done wrong that no one else has done quite so wrong? >> about 50 years ago like a lot of the ref st of the country, w started designing our communities and transportation system as if people would have to drive for every trip. we started putting homes very far away from where job centers are. and i think, you know, we know what people want. people want a place where they can walk to activities and parks and shops and restaurants. and we've just edngineered that out of a lot of people's lives. we've done a great job of protecting our open spaces, but we haven't done a good enough job of making sure where we are growing we're providing homes for people of all incomes. >> so we basically built the ba
ridge stered this morning, san francisco talking it oakland, talking to this ship, talking over cellular, talking across and with different networks. the challenge for interoperatability is beginning to be met, i would say, the challenge for interoperatability at the same time is about to get much greater. we as a nation are about to embark on the most ambitous, most challenging communications endeavor that we have ever attempted, which is the creating of purse net, the public safety broad band or 4g network. and with that brings the promise of new challenges for sure in interoperatability and new capabilities that we have never had before. in fact, no other country is as far along as we are, even though we're just starting. what we see is the opportunity there to interoperate in many different ways than just voice as we have in the past. the challenge for us in the future will be the challenge of connectivity where we can connect wide band or narrow band voice or data or video across different systems. again, all of this is based on using internet protocol. one of the things that we
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